For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Dory Ehrlich , Fire Department, (510) 981-5506

BERKELEY FIRE CHALLENGES BERKELEY POLICE IN BASKETBALL GAME FOR YOUTH CHARITY

Berkeley, California (Thursday, January 11, 2007) - Don’t miss your chance to see the Berkeley Fire Department (BFD) take on Berkeley Police (BPD) in the Fourth Annual Charity Basketball Game. Billed as the Bravest (BFD) vs. the Finest (BPD), the game takes place on January 26 at 7pm at Berkeley High School’s Donahue Gym (Milvia/Kittredge). Tickets are $5 and can be bought on the night of the game at the Berkeley High ticket window, or in advance at the Public Safety Building, 2100 MLK Jr. Way, 1st floor, from 8am -500pm.  

Half of the proceeds from the game go to City Youth Programs.  The other half goes to establish two scholarships to benefit Berkeley High School students wishing to pursue careers in public safety.  Call Dory Ehrlich  at 981-5506 for more information.

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